Title: Birds of the West Indies
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1985
Illustrator: Don R. Eckelberry, Earl L. Poole
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 4th Edition
Dust jacket shows only the slightest signs of wear. Green boards, tight binding.End papers decorated with maps. Book is free of any markings. Nice, well preserved copy. Bookseller Inventory # 002506
Synopsis: Descriptions of more than 400 species of birds found in the islands of the West Indies include local names of birds, notes on migrants and winter residents -- as well as birds that breed there -- and voice, habitat, and range information. More than 340 illustrations aid in identification.
About the Author: Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.
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